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Ruben Vives

Ruben Vives is a general assignment reporter for the Los Angeles Times. A native of Guatemala, he got his start in journalism by writing for The Times’ Homicide Report in 2007. He helped uncover the financial corruption in the city of Bell that led to criminal charges against eight city officials. The 2010 investigative series won the Pulitzer Prize for public service and other prestigious awards.
L.A. teachers’ strike brings day of disruption for thousands of students

Only about a third of LAUSD students showed up at school on the first day of the teachers' strike. A lot of those who did found themselves in large groups, getting very little instruction.

Mother turns Starbucks into her son's classroom as LAUSD teachers strike

One mother turned a Starbucks in Gardena into a makeshift classroom for her son after the LAUSD teachers in her kid's school struck.

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